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2012 Raymond Usseglio Châteauneuf-du-Pape 'Impériale' Vignes Centenaire
Single Bottles (75cl) @ £40.00
Cases (12 bottles) @ £480.00
Cases IN BOND(12 bottles) @ £360.00
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Tasting Notes:
Elegant yet full-bodied but not overblown. Good structure with lively tannins that dance along right through to the finish. Lovely Grenache fruit, quite modern. Very long.

All wines from this estate

Drinking Dates:
2016 to 2027
95% Grenache (100+ years old) and others from La Crau.
Yields are extremely low (16-18hl/ha) unfiltered wine excuse a potential natural and beneficial deposit aging wine.
Critic Reviews:
'One of the stars of the vintage. Offering up gorgeous Grenache character with ripe blackberry, kirsch, liquorice, old pepper and earth, it is a full-bodied, rich and voluptuously textured effort that possesses fantastic purity, loads of fruit and grippy tannin.' 93-95+/100 (Wine Advocate)

'Dark crimson. Treacle toffee nose. Explosive fruit on the palate. This wine certainly tastes as though it has a story to tell. Relatively 'cool' but far from skinny. Well balanced and tightly clenched. Admirable freshness but no excess acidity.' 18.5/20 (Jancis Robinson MW)

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